Jan 4, 2013 4:30am PST
to pass a $9.7 billion bill to help pay flood insurance claims of victims of superstorm sandy. that's after republicans blasted house speaker john boehner for cancel ago a previously scheduled vote on tuesday. today's vote will be followed by another one on january 15th. >>> despite the grumbling in his own party, john boehner was reelected as house speaker as congress begins a new two year term. >> speaker boehner is a leader who has earned the confidence of his conference and the respect of his colleagues on both sides of the aisle. >> ten republicans voted for someone else as speaker. boehner struggled to hold back tears as hi welcomed new members of congress. nancy pelosi retains her position as minority leader. there are record number of women, 79 in the house and 20 in the senate. that's five more than the previous congress. >>> former arizona congresswoman gabrielle gifford will reportedly visit newtown connecticut today. she's expected to meet and reach out to families of the victims of last month's deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary. the meeting is said to take place
Jan 8, 2013 4:30am PST
. the station did suffer from super storm sandy and they are wondering if the flooding caused any role in their escalator malfunction. >>> the balloon ended up in the backyard of a home in san diego yesterday. 14 people had just said their vows. one person was taken to the hospital with reports of back pain and the wedding party continued on with their reception. >>> they official open today and this year they already have more exhibiters and it is expected to draw the biggest crowds in the history of the show. there are conferences for every type of person. >> we have a mom my track of how mothers are using electronics in their everyday life. a silver summit for those of us with a little gray in our hair and how we are using consumer electronics. >> now sources say they will create more than $2 billion worth of business this year. >> the tour will feature 2012 trophies and the first stop will be in richmond and the exact location has not been revealed. >> it is always exciting to take a picture with trophies. >> okay, let's check back in with sal for traffic. >> all right, go giants.